Tag Archives: White Supremacy

Tuesday Open Thread | Steve Schmidt: There is blood on Trump’s hands

After the death of 58 Palestinian protesters, Republican strategist Steve Schmidt says Trump is using incitement to shore up his base — consequences be damned. “He destabilized the region with not having any clue what he is doing.”

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The National Lynching Memorial Opens In Alabama

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday, stands high on a hillside overlooking downtown Montgomery, Ala. Beyond the buildings you can see the winding Alabama River and hear the distant whistle of a train — the nexus that … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: Oprah goes inside Memorial to Victims of Lynching

There is a reckoning taking place in America over how we remember our history. Much of the focus has been on whether or not to take down monuments that celebrate the Confederacy. But this story is about a new monument … Continue reading

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The Equal Justice Initiative National Lynching Museum

The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) plans to build a national memorial to victims of lynching in Montgomery, Alabama, which is expected to open in 2018. This memorial project relating to America’s history of racial terror and lynching will become the … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

We have to look behind the lingo politicians and voters use to justify their stance on issues that affect us. Let’s look at the language here: “Gun control” vs Gun safety. What does each mean to you? This has been … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Democratic Rep. James Clyburn: We’re pursuing censure for Trump

Washington (CNN) Rep. James Clyburn, a member of House Democratic leadership, said the Congressional Black Caucus, of which he is a part, is pursuing a censure resolution against President Donald Trump next week after the President’s vulgar remarks on immigrants … Continue reading

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Trump refers to Haiti and African countries as “shithole” nations

This damn racist thug…..What will you and @GOP do about this racist bum in the Oval Office @SpeakerRyan? Your silence on this matter  will be considered condoning his hatred for black people. We are damn tired of the racist attacks … Continue reading

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